The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.» Read More
An unrelenting surge in interest rates for US home mortgages pushed borrowing costs to their highest level in two years, stymieing demand from potential homeowners.
Doug Kass presents a stark warning about what earnings will bring.
Hobbled by student loan debt and a weak job market, many young adults wonder if they'll ever be comfortable enough financially to have kids.
The International Monetary Fund downgraded its global growth outlook for 2013 on Tuesday, and warned of three "new risks" that threaten to derail the global economic recovery.
Small business optimism fell in June from its one-year high as an uncertain recovery continues to unfold.
The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.
If this is the most-hated bull market ever, maybe there's good reason for it. The rally this year looks good on paper but has come on the backs of some ugly internals.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.
The Federal Reserve should begin its move away from easy money now in order to strengthen a "tepid recovery," the head of a heavy machinery making company tells CNBC.
The renowned buy and hold investor stressed buying and selling on news is not good strategy. "Everyone thinks they are advantaged by trading on news. They are not."
The Indian rupee has been plunging for more than a month, spreading fear of a crisis. The key issue now is whether Indian equities will see major outflows as well, analysts say.
A rise in 10-year Treasury yields above 2.7 percent on Friday is just the start of a long-term upward trend, Goldman Sachs said on Sunday.
Yields on U.S government bonds are now fast approaching a pain threshold for the Fed, say experts.
U.S. job growth accelerated in June, though probably not at a pace fast enough to encourage the Federal Reserve to pull back on its monetary easing policy.
The US Chamber of Commerce said the president's Climate Action Plan punishes Americans with higher energy bills and fewer jobs. But a new study finds the opposite.
Rising U.S. bond yields should embolden, not spook, investors as they reflect improving growth and increase the allure of assets that most benefit from an economic upturn.
As the attention of global markets turns to the U.S. nonfarm payrolls data, Dennis Gartman, the founder of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC that the market response to the data would be "egregiously erratic."
The June jobs report is expected to show another month of moderate growth. Here's where the pros expect to see growth—and where they see weakness.
The Obama administration's dramatic delay of the new health care law's effect on larger businesses could save jobs in the short-term, but is unlikely to lead to a big hiring boom.
Private companies hired 188,000 new workers in June, considerably better than expectations, indicating the job market continues to heal slowly.
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